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Artwork Resource Packet: Distant View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole
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This landscape painting portrays a uniquely American scene: The sugar maples with their red autumn leaves, two Native Americans gazing in reverence, and the powerful falls, one of the world's natural...
Artwork Resource Packet: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em> by Thomas Cole
Lesson Plan: Art and Geology
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In this lesson, students will research volcanoes after examining and discussing View of Cotopaxi. They will return to the painting to explore how Frederic Edwin Church enhanced his view, and...
Lesson Plan: Art and Geology
Teacher Manual: Taoism and the Arts of China: Journey to Perfect Harmony
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Taoism is a world of beliefs, writings, ceremonial practices, study, art, and philosophy that strives to harmonize the life of human beings with the forever and naturally changing universe. This...
Teacher Manual: Taoism and the Arts of China: Journey to Perfect Harmony
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
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American Art and Culture: Curriculum Resource Guide presents twenty-five works of art from the collections of the Art Institute. The works are divided chronologically and thematically, but works in...
Teacher Manual: American Art and Culture
Artwork and Artist Information: Distant View of Niagara Falls
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Distant View of Niagara Falls portrays a uniquely American scene: sugar maples with their red autumn leaves; two Native Americans gazing in reverence; and the powerful falls, one of the...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Distant View of Niagara Falls</em>
Artwork and Artist Information: Yosemite by Carleton Watkins
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As the frontier moved westward and industrialization began to change the character of the landscape, Americans increasingly turned to photographs as a means of celebrating technology as well as of...
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Yosemite</em> by Carleton Watkins
Classroom or Home Activity: Discovering Virtues in the Land—American Landscape Painting
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Discussion questions and activity ideas pertaining to Niagara View of Niagara Falls by Thomas Cole.
Classroom or Home Activity: Discovering Virtues in the Land—American Landscape Painting
Teacher Manual: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism
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Introduce your students to the Art Institute's celebrated collection of Impressionist and Post-Impressionist art. This manual discusses the historical and social milieu of this revolutionary movement...
Teacher Manual: Impressionism, Post-Impressionism
Artwork and Artist Information: Twilight by Hale Woodruff
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A brief essay focusing on Hale Woodruff and his painting Twilight. Includes discussion questions and classroom activity suggestions.
Artwork and Artist Information: <em>Twilight</em> by Hale Woodruff
Teacher Manual: American Art
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Works from the Art Institute of Chicago's comprehensive American collection found in this manual include colonial portraiture, sculpture, and landscape art that reflect the young nation in the early...
Teacher Manual: American Art

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